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Address: 13450 Combie Road, Auburn, CA 95602-8917
Phone Number: 530-269-7900
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Activities: Golfing
Description: Challenging Keith Foster-designed layout features 18 holes stretching...
Challenging Keith Foster-designed layout features 18 holes stretching 7,031 yards with more than six ponds and eight streams coming into play.
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Difficult but fun nonetheless

I had a coupon for this course so it was a good deal. I had heard this was a beautiful course but compared to others I have been to, it paled in comparison. Could have been... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
LindaInSacto
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Sacramento, California
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Sacramento, California
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45 reviews
28 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

I had a coupon for this course so it was a good deal. I had heard this was a beautiful course but compared to others I have been to, it paled in comparison. Could have been because it was late summer and much of the grass was brown but even with green grass, I would not have been overly impressed.... More 

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Sacramento, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

If you are planning to visit the Auburn, California area and have your golf clubs with you make sure you stop by Darkhorse Golf Course. Not for the faint of heart but it's a beautiful setting and well maintained. Just hope that the Green Keeper had a good night because if he comes to work in a bad mood he... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

I make it a point to play this course every time I visit the in-laws who live within 10 minutes of the course, and I play it at least 2-3 times per visit. Over the past 9 years I've seen it go through at least two management changes and one is currently underway based on their lack of liqueur license... More 

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Auburn, California
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Darkhorse is a well laid out course that is well taken care of. The fairways are wide but placement is key. The greens are large and well kept. The staff is friendly and always ready to help you out as needed. This course is fine for the novice to the elite golfer. The club house is small but well stocked.... More 

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SACRAMENTO
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

If you're visiting the Auburn or Grass Valley area and enjoy golf then a trip to play Dark Horse is well worth your consideration. It's beautifully laid out as others have commented and from the golf shop to the driving range back to the 19th hole you're going to love the total experience. It's tucked away in the woods, a... More 

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Auburn, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Dark Horse is a quality course with few shortcomings. Modest cost ($42). Well maintained (exceptions are some of the sand traps), GPS carts and an adequate bar and club house.

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Roswell, GA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

We played this beautiful course and really enjoyed it. The course was in great shape, the staff was nice. The fairways are nice and open but the greens are very challenging. Beautiful elevated tee boxes offer majestic mountain views, with deer roaming around the course. We loved it and would definitely play here again.

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Auburn, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

When my family comes to visit, they always plan a day of golf at Dark Horse. They have "good deals" during the middle of the day.

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Cathedral City, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

We visited Auburn for golf and sightseeing and chose to play at Darkhorse. We were not disappointed. It's great golf for the price. Very friendly starter and shop staff. The bent grass greens were in outstanding condition. Fairways were good, tees ok. The bunkers didn't have a lot of soft fluffy sand in them but they were consistent all the... More 

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Quincy, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

I have played quite a few golf courses over the years and including Bandon Dunes and Spyglass and find that Darkhorse is just several notches below these other courses. Darkhorse is under new ownership and it's very apparent that the new owners are going to bring the course back to a very positive playing experience. It was apparent that the... More 

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